Headquarters Christof Group Austria, 8051 Graz, +43 316 6855 000

Your specialist for industrial apparatus engineering

J. Christof Apparatebau Beteiligungs GmbH (JCA) comprises four companies that can partially prove more than one hundred years of tradition in complex plant construction and produce highly specialised apparatus for the international market.


With ace Apparatebau construction & engineering GmbH (ACE) in Lieboch (Styria), apb Apparatebau SchweiƟtechnik GmbH (APB) in Kapfenberg (Styria), Schoeller-Bleckmann Nitec GmbH (SBN) in Ternitz (Lower Austria), as well as ACE METALNA d.o.o. in Maribor, Slovenia, the apparatus engineering complex is in a position to offer a broad product portfolio to the international market. The export share is more than 90%.

The spectrum of services comprises:

ACE: Special apparatus and complete plants for refineries, petrochemicals, plastics industry, paper industry, chemical industry and food industry

ACE Metalna: Mechanical processing of large parts

APB: Pressure vessels and special valves for polymer generation, highly concentrated nitric acid storage tanks and high-pressure pipelines

SBN: High-pressure apparatus for the chemical and petrochemical industry, especially for the fertilizer industry (nitrogen and urea)

The service areas comprise:

  • Engineering, calculation and construction (3D)
  • Apparatus engineering, pressure vessels, columns, reactors, heat exchangers, FCC components
  • Repair and maintenance work, re-tubing of heat exchangers etc.
  • Installation and assembly worldwide
  • Organization of heavy transport

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A widely spread network of co-operations and partnerships documents the high standard of the Christof Group.


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